Category: Travel

The Great Escape

Tita Smith As the New Year has well and truly settled in and the mayhem has mollified by the time the school holidays arise, the mundane activity of work and school routines have everyone itching for a getaway. Whether it’s a quick stop out of town, or a sandy beach far away – these tips and tricks will have you dreaming of your next holiday destination in no time!  Stress Less Preparation is key when travelling with young ones. To optimise your relaxation, it’s best to pre-assess and anticipate any factors of stress before they arise. For tips on...

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Outback Odyssey: The Top End’s Swimming Spots

Andrew Mevissen Waves of Australians are now shunning concrete and chlorine for wilderness and waterfalls when taking a dip. Here are seven of the best wild swimming spots in the Top End of the NT. Southern Rockhole, Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine – A beautiful waterfall that plummets into a gorge-cradled pool. A 4km walk with gorge views from the carpark, and a 10-minute ferry boat trip back via Nitmiluk Gorge, this location is best in March or April after the wet season. Boulder Creek, Kakadu National Park – An easy 2km loop walk from the Motor Car Falls carpark...

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Melbourne: the edgy city filled with culture

Isabella Ross   The Destinations: When in the city there are 4 iconic locations that should be on the top of every tourist’s list. St Paul’s Cathedral is on the agenda, regardless if you are religious, given the building itself is such a work of architectural art. Open to the public, the inside of the church is breath-taking, with its high ceilings, stained-glass windows and sentimentality.     For any art-lovers, the popular Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is brimming with thousands of stunning artistic works that showcase local talent and passion. This centre in Federation...

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Say Aloha to Hawaii

Isabella Ross  A bustling city with rich culture, Honolulu Hawaii is a destination of tropical glamour. Marketed to all walks of life, this oceanic paradise is idyllic for families, seniors, backpackers and even honeymooners. With the island being home to some of the most magnificent coastal sceneries and cosmopolitan delights, Hawaii should definitely be on any traveller’s list. So here is a guide of Honolulu’s highlights. Parasailing: To get your adrenaline pumping and capture a panoramic view of Honolulu’s shoreline book for a parasailing adventure. Even though it may sound daunting the 1000ft line is the best option to...

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Explore Australia’s best oceanic attractions

Isabella Ross With countless beaches and exotic reefs to explore across the Australian coast, there is no question that we are home to some of the world’s best coastal and oceanic delights. By exploring all that our country’s coast has to offer it is definite that all Australians should consider a holiday at home. Mornington Peninsula:  Just 2 hours away from Melbourne CBD, the Mornington Peninsula is a coastal wonderland; with magical snorkelling areas, natural hot springs and breathtaking views of Victoria’s coastline. The best way to explore the Peninsula is by taking a drive along the scenic route,...

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